Two rescued after SUV plummets down embankment near Shelton

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SHELTON, Wash. —

Two people were rescued from an SUV after it rolled down a steep embankment near Shelton.

 The SUV came to rest close to the water’s edge in Oakland Bay Tuesday morning.

 Rescuers had to use a boat to reach the crash victims.

  Both patients were taken by the boat to a waiting helicopter and ambulance.

See photos of the crash and rescue here.

 One of the two victims has serious injuries.

 It is not known what caused the SUV to plunge down the embankment near Highway 3.